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Harvested Rainwater Harbors Pathogens

South Africa has been financing domestic rainwater harvesting tanks in informal low-income settlements and rural areas in five of that nation’s nine provinces […]

Home water saving audit

Generally, 40 to 60% of household water is used for non-essential purposes, such as watering gardens and filling swimming pools. To save water, it is best to know how much water you are using, where you are using it, and where you could use it more efficiently. The Excel spreadsheet shows typical water use patterns […]

Rich paying too little for water, says WWF

The rich are, for the volumes they’re consuming, paying relatively little for very reliable drinking quality water […]

Water Rate and Tariff for Cape Town 2013-2014

Cape Town domestic water tariff’s are up with the highest increase in the 6 – 10.5 kl tariff […]

Desalination for Cape Town

The city wants to increase its water supplies and is now looking to the sea. […]

‘Earthy’ Cape Town water safe: city

The taste and odour were caused by Geosmin in the Theewaterskloof Dam […]

Large scale desalination for SA

the City of Cape Town was also looking at large-scale desalination to augment its water supply. […]

Cape Town’s spring water wasted

Cape Town – For eight years Caron von Zeil of Newlands has worked on Reclaim Camissa, a project that uncovered and documented the vast amount of fresh water that flows to waste underneath Cape Town.

Her work has been cutting edge: most of the springs and rivers that flow from Table Mountain have been paved […]

Cape Town Spring water not good enough

Cape Town – While natural spring water may provide a source for industrial and commercial uses of water, it may not be suitable for human consumption, a researcher has said.

“Sixteen springs altogether probably produce a nice little bit of water, compared to what the city uses, but getting all 16 springs together at that […]

2013 water restrictions warning – Cape Town

Capetonians have been warned to adhere to restrictions on using water to water gardens or face stiff penalties. […]